I’ve noticed there are a lot of words which differ trivially in
spelling, but have vastly different meanings. Ones I found so far:
If you vote for something, you won’t veto it.
If there is a casual relationship between two things, it is not causal.
If you aren’t united, your relations are untied
Your pubic hair is certainly not public.
A concert video shows the band in concert; a concept video expresses a theme.
The waxing moon is getting bigger; the waning moon is getting smaller.
I don’t own my house: I still owe money on it.
Boring pornography won’t make you go boing.
You might make faces when you make feces, but they’re certainly quite different.
If you rescind a directive, you certainly wouldn’t re-send it.
Of course, it sometimes goes the other way:
Protein helps build muscles and is thus pro-teen.